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CBW - Sun 12th Sept

Sunday 12th September - Public Events:

Courtmac & Back Cycle 

Starting opposite church in Ballinspittle. Self-guided cycle in small groups to Courtmacsherry, soup with bread and tea/coffee in Courtmacsherry. Cycle back to Ballinspittle. 40km total cycle

Assistant instructor to cycle between groups. Van back up on return in case participants get tired.

  • Date: Sat 12th Sept
  • Location: Ballinspittle, parking opposite church
  • Start Times: 11.30pm 
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Adults
  • Please note: Limited daily places available. Pre registration essential
Cork Bike Week cycle to Mullinavasigh Waterfall 

To get people on their bikes in a pleasant and social atmosphere, secondarily to familiarise people with the various 

A cycle out to Mullinavasigh Waterfall out through Ballincollig Regional Park old railway greenway. There will be a break for a picnic at the Waterfall before beginning the journey back to the city. Longer faster cycle.

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: Grand Parade 
  • Event Start Time: 11.50am for 12 noon 
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Suitable for all those capable of competent road cycling and covering longer, faster and involve busier roads and so be particularly suited to more confident cyclists
  • Please note: Limited places available. Pre-registration essential

An Oige - Leisure Cycle to Cobh

Cycle to Monkstown using the cycle paths along the old railway line, cross ferry to Cobh for Coffee and return to the City on this magical tour.

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: Fountain Grand Parade
  • Event Start Time: 10am
  • Register: corkkerryregionalgroup@anoige.ie
  • Who: 30km suitable for active cyclists - Adults
  • Please note: Limited places available. Pre-registration essential

Cork Cycling Campaign - Blackpool Cycle Bus

This cycle will involve meeting in the city centre (Bishop Lucey Park) and cycling to the Blackpool shopping centre which is a trip of approx 2-3km.

Along the way, the group will stop to discuss aspects of the built environment that make the cycle challenging and discussion potential solutions, ideas, quick fixes that can be made to make the cycle between the city centre and Blackpool more attractive and safer.

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Meeting point: Bishop Lucey Park
  • Start Time: 2pm
  • Email: conndonovan9@gmail.com
  • Who can take part: Adults, under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian

West Cork Mystery Bicycle Buffet

An afternoon of mystery and discovery! A cycle with Cycle Sense to enjoy the delights of West Cork food at beautiful West Cork locations.

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: Meeting on The Bridge, Main St, Skibbereen 
  • Event Start Time: 12.30pm
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Adults and children over 16yo with a parent 
  • Please note: Limited places available. Pre-registration essential

Cork Cycling Campaign - Tidy Lanes Squad

Cork Cycling Campaign have organised a tidy up event of the cycling infrastructure throughout the city. For example, removing rubbish, sweep up broken glass, and trim back shrubbery that is growing into the lanes.

Participants are encouraged to arrive on bicycles. Cargo bikes will be ideal to transport brooms, rubbish bags, etc.

Participants are encouraged to wear hi-viz gear and to bring gloves, brooms, and other gear as appropriate. Gear will be provided by the organiser as well.

The organisers will support the event for three hours. Individual participants may attend for 90 minutes or for the full 3 hours.

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: The Marina Greenway Car Park: goo.gl/maps/wqQZ7z5J9SMYyqQB7
  • Time: 9am
  • Who: Adults, Families. Children in particular must be capable to work safely in cycle lanes adjacent to car traffic and/or on greenways.
  • Email: Tamo Duske - tduske@msn.com

Cork Community Bikes - Bike Doctor Clinic On The Marina

Checking for problems before they get worse, helping you look after your bike better. You will have your bike checked and small repairs carried out as needed. We'll explain what we're doing and give advice on looking after your bike, and you'll have a bike prescription to take away

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: The Marina (city end)
  • Start Time: Bookable 20 minute slots available, also drop-ins between 2-4pm
  • Register: info@corkcommunitybikes.com
  • Who: Adults
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Cork Community Bikes - Safer, confident cycling for adults

Learn from Cork Community Bikes ride leaders new skills to help you be safer and more confident cycling, and try them out on this bike ride. Event length up to 2 hours

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: Lee Rowing Club, The Marina
  • Start Time: 4pm
  • Register: info@corkcommunitybikes.com
  • Who: Adults
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

​Midleton Greenway Bikes & Bites “Cycle Freedom” Free Bike Hire

Free bike hire for children & adults who may have forgotten the freedom of cycling and encourage them to get back in the saddle to prepare for the upcoming Greenway between Youghal and Midleton

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: Midleton Greenway Bikes & Bites
  • Start Time: 9:30am-6pm daily
  • Register: Email info@midletongreenway.com
  • Combination of Adult, Junior & Electric bikes to hire 
  • Please note: Limited daily places available. Pre-registration essential

Cycle Bus Podcast

Allison speaks with Anne Cronin and four of the kids from the Limerick Cycle Bus about cycling to school rain or shine, and how they got their young voices heard in the council offices to get better infrastructure.

Learn To Cycle Online Helmet Set Up Video 3

This video supports you to learn about helmet set up for learning to cycle. It includes tips for fitting, adjusting the helmet and the tip test.

Youghal Bike Hire “Cycle Freedom” Free Bike Hire

Free bike hire for children & adults who may have forgotten the freedom of cycling and encourage them to get back in the saddle to prepare for the upcoming Greenway between Youghal and Midleton

  • Date: Sun, 12th Sept 
  • Location: Youghal Bike Hire, O’Briens Place, Youghal
  • Start Time: 9:30am-6pm daily
  • Register: Email info@youghalbikehire.com
  • Combination of Adult, Junior & Electric bikes to hire 
  • Please note: Limited daily places available. Pre-registration essential

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